Famous Turkish Basketball Players

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 1 
Cedi Osman
(Basketball player)
Cedi Osman
3
Birthdate: April 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ohrid, North Macedonia Macedonia
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 2 
Zaza Pachulia
(Basketball player)
Zaza Pachulia
5
Birthdate: February 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 3 
Ersan Ilyasova
(Basketball player)
Ersan Ilyasova
3
Birthdate: May 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eskişehir, Turkey
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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 4 
Alperen Şengün
(Basketball player)
Alperen Şengün
2
Birthdate: July 25, 2002
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Giresun, Turkey
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 5 
Hidayet Türkoğlu
(Basketball player)
Hidayet Türkoğlu
3
Birthdate: March 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Istanbul
 6 
Furkan Korkmaz
(Basketball player)
Furkan Korkmaz
3
Birthdate: July 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 7 
Ömer Aşık
(Basketball player)
Ömer Aşık
3
Birthdate: July 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bursa, Turkey
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 8 
Mehmet Okur
(Basketball player)
Mehmet Okur
3
Birthdate: May 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yalova, Turkey
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 9 
Ömer Yurtseven
(Basketball player)
Ömer Yurtseven
2
Birthdate: June 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 10 
Scottie Wilbekin
(Basketball player)
Scottie Wilbekin
3
Birthdate: April 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Bobby Dixon
(Basketball player)
Bobby Dixon
3
Birthdate: April 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Kerem Kanter
(Basketball player)
Kerem Kanter
2
Birthdate: April 29, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bursa, Turkey
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 13 
Semih Erden
(Basketball player)
Semih Erden
2
Birthdate: July 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 14 
Mirsad Turkcan
(Basketball player)
Mirsad Turkcan
3
Birthdate: June 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Novi Pazar, Serbia
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 15 
Emir Preldžić
(Basketball Player)
Emir Preldžić
3
Birthdate: September 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Emir Preldžić is a Bosnian-Turkish basketball player who has played for the Turkish national basketball team. A versatile player, Preldžić can play as a power forward, point guard, and shooting guard, although he predominantly plays at the small forward position. Emir Preldžić has also played for the Slovenian national basketball team.   

 16 
Cenk Akyol
(Basketball player)
Cenk Akyol
2
Birthdate: April 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kadıköy, Turkey
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 17 
Ibrahim Kutluay
(Basketball player)
Ibrahim Kutluay
2
Birthdate: January 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yalova, Turkey
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 18 
İdris Nebi Taşkan
(Actor)
İdris Nebi Taşkan
1
Birthdate: 1997 AD
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
Johnny Hamilton
(Basketball player)
Johnny Hamilton
4
Birthdate: February 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 20 
Ahmet Düverioğlu
(Basketball player)
Ahmet Düverioğlu
4
Birthdate: March 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 21 
Bogdan Tanjević
(Basketball coach best known for being KK Bosna's head coach)
Bogdan Tanjević
1
Birthdate: February 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pljevlja, Montenegro
 22 
Ermal Kuqo
(Basketball player)
Ermal Kuqo
2
Birthdate: February 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Korçë, Albania
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 23 
Caner Osman
(Basketball player)
Caner Osman
1
Birthdate: July 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ohrid, North Macedonia Macedonia
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 24 
Can Maxim Mutaf
(Gold medalists basketball player at Mediterranean Games 2013)
Can Maxim Mutaf
0
Birthdate: January 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 25 
Gazmend Sinani
(Basketball player)
Gazmend Sinani
2
Birthdate: June 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia
Died: June 23, 2018
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)